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Dr. Stieg Shares His Story

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Dr. Stieg Shares His Story
02-16-2021

Dr. Philip Stieg was recently interviewed on the "Life's Tough" podcast about the journey that brought him to his current role. In a rare conversation about his personal life, the neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Margaret and Robert J. Hariri, MD ’87, PhD ’87 Professor of Neurological Surgery shares his life story. He reveals the surgical complication that could have claimed his own life at age 8, and talks about how he came to choose a career in neuroscience.